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Inheritance Patterns - 4 Mendel demonstrated his Principle of Segregation with many monohybrid (or single-trait) crosses, looking at one characteristic at a time. Mendel could further validate his Principle of Segregation with the test cross, a cross in which the F 1 generation, which appeared dominant, was crossed to the recessive parent.
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Unformatted text preview: Their offspring would exhibit equal proportions of both dominant and recessive forms. 4. Mendel's experiments with crossing two traits at one time, a dihybrid cross, resulted in his Principle of Independent Assortment. Each gene pair is distributed (assorts) independently of other gene pairs into gametes during meiosis....
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